Setup Dnsmasq#

Just run the docker command (image page):

docker run \
--name dnsmasq \
-d \
-p 53:53/udp \
--cap-add=NET_ADMIN \

Gather metrics.#

See cache statistics section.

The cache statistics are also available in the DNS as answers to queries of class CHAOS and type TXT in domain bind. The domain names are cachesize.bind, insertions.bind, evictions.bind, misses.bind, hits.bind, auth.bind and servers.bind. An example command to query this, using the dig utility would be:

dig +short chaos txt cachesize.bind @

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